Tag Archives: Consumerism

Conflict Theory and Biosphere Annihilation

By Robert J. Burrowes In a recent article titled ‘Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts’, I pointed out that existing conflict theory pays little attention to the extinction-causing conflict being ongoingly generated by human over-consumption in the finite planetary biosphere (and, … Continue reading

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Identity Theft and the Body’s Disappearance

By Robert Bohm Source: The Hampton Institute “What sphinx of cement and aluminum bashed open their skulls and ate up their brains and imagination?” – Allen Ginsberg from his poem “ Howl “ Identity theft, at least the most familiar … Continue reading

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What Lies Beyond Capitalism and Socialism?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The status quo, in all its various forms, is dominated by incentives that strengthen the centralization of wealth and power. As longtime readers know, my work aims to 1) explain why the … Continue reading

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The Global Elite is Insane Revisited

By Robert J. Burrowes In 2014 I wrote an article titled ‘The Global Elite is Insane’. I want to elaborate what I explained in the earlier article so that people have a clearer sense of what we are up against … Continue reading

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Smashing the Cult of Celebrity and the Disempowerment Game

By Dylan Charles Source: Waking Times At the dark heart of corporate consumer culture lie the social programs that mass-produce conformity,  obedience, acquiescence and consent for the matrix. The cult of celebrity is the royal monarch of these schemes, the ace … Continue reading

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The Singular Pursuit of Comrade Bezos

By Malcolm Harris Source: Medium It was explicitly and deliberately a ratchet, designed to effect a one-way passage from scarcity to plenty by way of stepping up output each year, every year, year after year. Nothing else mattered: not profit, … Continue reading

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Wasted lives: The worldwide tragedy of youth suicide

Principles of goodness together with the golden seed of social justice – sharing – need to be the guiding ideals of a radically redesigned socio-economic paradigm. By Graham Peebles Source: Nation of Change The pressures of modern life are colossal; for … Continue reading

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Seeking Happiness Beyond Neo-Liberal Consumerism

By Graham Peebles Source: Dissident Voice Irrespective of nationality, religion, race, or gender; whether stinking rich, desperately poor, or somewhere in between, happiness is the one thing everyone is seeking – consciously or not. The architects of the socio-economic system … Continue reading

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